-11 'Thick' is to 'thin', but 'thicken' is not to 'thinen'. amirite?

by Anonymous 2 months ago

See also: Embiggen, yes. Emsmallen, no.

by Juliawillms 2 months ago

Would probably be Ensmall or Ensmallen. But yeah, why don't they exist?

by Anonymous 2 months ago

You'll be cromulently pleased that I agonised of this spelling for some time Hopefully there's a linguist out there who knows why it sounds better

by Juliawillms 2 months ago

Ah, a perfectly cromulent word!

by Anonymous 2 months ago

You mean thicker and thinner?

by Anonymous 2 months ago

Thin it 🚫 Thickn't it ✅

by Anonymous 2 months ago